Brazil, U.S. Volume Surges Underpin Global Stocks Rebound: Chart

Stock volumes are rising in most major markets around the world. Daily average trading skyrocketed in Brazil last week as increased prospects for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff bolstered investor optimism a political turnaround will facilitate policy changes. The U.S., the world’s biggest equities market, saw its daily volume jump 24 percent above the average of the previous 12 months. Volumes plummeted in Russia and China, the former hobbled by international sanctions and the latter stuck with the slowest pace of growth in a quarter century.

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